Greece is surrounded by sea for more than 14,800 km while holds an important position in salt production worldwide.
Salt is considered to be a cornerstone in traditional Greek cooking and baking (Mediterranean diet) and it is used as a preservative for meat, vegetables, cheese, fish, olives and pickles of all kinds. The tastiest fish soup (Kakavia) is being cooked by boatmen with seawater for centuries.
Sea salt is a valuable electrolyte which regulates the fluid balance inside the human body. It was Hippocrates (400 BC) who first discovered salt value and the impact it has on the proper functioning of the thyroid. Recent studies highlight the numerous benefits natural salt has: it balances blood sugar levels, boosts metabolism, and stimulates the body, making us happy and more active.
"Hellia" salt is a natural sea salt.